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Member of Staff

A person who performs duties for a higher education provider or one of its controlled entities, and is either:

  • a person employed by the higher education provider or one of its controlled entities on a full‑time, fractional full‑time or casual basis; or
  • an employee of another higher education provider who is working at the higher education provider or one of its controlled entities as either:
    • "visiting" staff
    • "exchange" staff
    • "seconded"; or
  • a person who works for the higher education provider or one of its controlled entities on a regular basis but who receives no remuneration (e.g. members of religious denominations, unpaid visiting fellows).

Includes persons of the above types who are occupying temporary positions or who are conjoint appointees or clinical appointees or adjunct appointees.

Includes persons who are employees of the higher education provider or one of its controlled entities and who are working in locations outside Australia.

Excludes persons whose services are being provided to the higher education provider or one of its controlled entities on a contract basis as an employee of another higher education provider or organisation or as a self‑employed person. Such persons may provide teaching services, cleaning services, security services, maintenance services, catering services, consultancy services, programming services, or other types of services.


This glossary item applies to the collection types:
  • Higher Education Staff Collection